The Ugandan music industry was shaken to its core on February 1, 2018, when the news of the untimely death of renowned singer and songwriter, “Moses Nakintije Ssekibogo,” popularly known as Mowzey Radio, broke. A pivotal figure in the Goodlyfe Crew alongside “Douglas Mayanja,” aka Weasel Manizo, Radio’s demise left an indelible mark on the hearts of music enthusiasts and fans across the nation.
Recently, songster and songwriter Lilian Mbabazi, who shares a child with the late Mowzey Radio, stirred controversy by suggesting that Radio’s tragic fate was linked to a lack of genuine friendship. In response to these remarks, Weasel Manizo has broken his silence, expressing his feelings of betrayal and setting the record straight on the true nature of their friendship.
Lilian Mbabazi’s comments, suggesting that Mowzey Radio was not truly loved by his friends and that this contributed to his early demise, have not gone unnoticed by those who were closest to the late musician. Weasel Manizo, who was not only a musical partner but also a close friend of Radio, has responded to these claims with a mix of sadness and frustration.
In a recent interview, Weasel shared his sentiments, expressing how he felt betrayed by Lilian’s comments. He emphasized that their friendship with Radio was genuine and went beyond the confines of the music industry. Weasel conveyed that he and Radio shared a bond that transcended mere professional collaboration, and Lilian’s remarks struck at the core of their shared experiences.
Weasel Manizo took the opportunity to set the record straight, providing insights into the deep and authentic connection he shared with Mowzey Radio. He refuted Lilian Mbabazi’s claim that Radio was not loved by his friends, stating that their friendship was a testament to the genuine camaraderie that existed within the Goodlyfe Crew.
Weasel acknowledged the challenges and tribulations that came with fame and success in the music industry but stressed that their bond remained unbreakable. He spoke passionately about the sacrifices they made together, the highs and lows of their careers, and the genuine love and respect they had for each other.
friendships in the limelight are not always apparent to outsiders, and Weasel’s heartfelt words provide a glimpse into the true nature of his bond with the late musician.
As the Ugandan music community reflects on the legacy of Mowzey Radio, Weasel Manizo’s response serves as a testament to the enduring power of friendship and the need for empathy when discussing the lives of those who have left an indelible mark on the industry.